Deer & Deer Hunting7 min gelesen
From The Woods To The Wall
As much as the storyteller within me aches to gin up at least measurable drama, the episode I want to relate evolved much too rapidly. On my periphery in the gray morning, there suddenly emerged a splendid buck, and within three seconds, the hillside
Deer & Deer Hunting3 min gelesen
The Great 8 On 3 Acres
I own a small, 3-acre property in Tigerton, Wisconsin. At one time, it was well-known that Tigerton produced massive bucks thanks to an abundance of farmland and a huge parcel of public land where the hunters worked together to let ‘em grow. Eventual
Deer & Deer Hunting6 min gelesen
When Deer disappear
I was stoked! I came within a whisker of having a decent buck enter bow range and had seen several other deer during my afternoon sit. I couldn’t have been more confident for the next day’s hunt on the isolated alfalfa field. Not seeing the buck that
Deer & Deer Hunting6 min gelesen
New Gear
TenPoint Crossbow Technologies and Garmin have teamed up to release the Vapor RS470 XERO. Delivering speeds up to 470 fps and the ACUslide cocking and de-cocking system, the Vapor RS470 XERO is equipped with the new Garmin Xero® X1i Rangefinding Scop
Deer & Deer Hunting6 min gelesen
The Prudence Of Shooting More Bucks
I enjoy the taste of venison, so I’ve never considered myself a buck hunter. Putting a year’s worth of steaks, chops and burger into my freezer overrides my desire for antlers. However, the past few years, I’ve passed on chances to shoot other deer o
Deer & Deer Hunting5 min gelesenCrime & Violence
Who Would Ever Know?
I grew up in a small agricultural town in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Located about 75 north of Los Angeles, the thought of going to the “Big City” so scarified all my buddies and me that we never even considered it. I had none of those big city temptatio
Deer & Deer Hunting3 min gelesenBiology
The Tiny Gland That Tells It All
The ability to assess correctly the general well-being of white-tailed deer is a prime requirement for proper herd management. Appraisal of relative physical condition based on fat deposits provides useful information on energy reserves, but such ind
Deer & Deer Hunting1 min gelesen
DEER & DEER HUNTING
• GAIN INSIGHT INTO THE BEHAVIOR AND BIOLOGY OF WHITE-TAILED DEER• HOW-TO TACTICS TO HELP IMPROVE THE OUTCOME OF YOUR DEER HUNT• INSIGHT INTO NEW GEAR AND HOW TOP HUNTERS ARE USING IT• 7 OUT OF 10 READERS DO NOT READ ANY OTHER DEER HUNTING MAGAZINE!•
Deer & Deer Hunting6 min gelesen
Repeated Tendencies
Howard Hill wrote that every animal is an individual, and although, with knowledge and experience, a hunter can say what an animal might do, he can’t say what it will do. That’s true about the route a stricken deer flees. Each is unique. A few trends
Deer & Deer Hunting5 min gelesen
IT’S DIFFERENT for GIRLS: HUNTING’S BENEFITS EXTEND FAR BEYOND THE HARVEST
I remember the look of astonishment on my world history teacher’s face as he gazed at the picture, at me and then back at the picture. “Is this Photoshopped?” he asked incredulously. “No, it’s real,” I replied. In 2019, females comprised 21.7% of the
Deer & Deer Hunting7 min gelesen
HUNTER FOR life
Have you ever thought about what it takes to make a deer hunter — a really good deer hunter? Several years ago, a mother and her teen-age son attended one of my deer hunting seminars. After the show, this woman approached me and asked for some ideas
Deer & Deer Hunting8 min gelesen
Hydatid Disease
Increasing predator populations across North America have piqued the interest of whitetail hunters everywhere. Some sportsmen view increased predator populations as a threat to local deer herds, while others see bonus hunting seasons and/or wildlife
Deer & Deer Hunting1 min gelesenMedical
How Common Is It?
Although annual infection rates of cystic echinococcosis is believed to be very low in the United States, exact figures are not known because the disease is often misdiagnosed. According to cystic echinococcosis expert Dr. Enrico Brunetti, Assistant
Deer & Deer Hunting1 min gelesenInternet & Web
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Visit us online: www.deeranddeerhunting.com • Sign up for our free newsletter. • Participate in deer hunting forums. • Participate in deer hunting surveys. • Renew your magazine subscription. • Share whitetail insights with other members of the prest
Deer & Deer Hunting6 min gelesen
Next World Record
What will the next world record typical whitetail look like? Will it have the awesome width of Milo Hanson’s magnificent, big-framed buck with its 27?⁄?-inch inside spread? Or the tremendous mass of the Jordan buck, with its soaring 30-inch main beam
Deer & Deer Hunting2 min gelesen
DID YOU SEE ANYTHING&
We often take life’s little thing for granted probably because we make ourselves so busy that we never slow down to look around. Deer hunting is a perfect example. No matter how many times I head afield each fall, I fail to give honest reports to my
Deer & Deer Hunting5 min gelesenChemistry
Avoiding Rancid Flavors In Venison
The most likely ways meat can become unfit or less than ideal to eat involve excessive bacterial growth or by turning rancid. Those forms of spoilage result in unpleasant odors and flavors, and undesirable color changes, but otherwise differ. Venison
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Deer & Deer Hunting3 min gelesen
Top Tips for Census Cams
If you want to get the most (and best) intel on the deer roaming your hunting property, you need to come up with a trailcamera plan that works for you. I’ve “been there, done that” on the trail-cam thing over the past 25+ years, and here’s just a few
Deer & Deer Hunting1 min gelesen
Season Of Harvest
Congratulations to the thousands of Deer & Deer Hunting fans who have sent us their success photos this past season! Here is just a sample of all the happy moments that were had out in the woods this past fall — what a great way to get our minds off
Deer & Deer Hunting3 min gelesen
OUTSMART A Post-Rut BUCK
In addition to being worn out and hungry, the postrut whitetail has another thing that keeps him from moving about: the constant presence of man. The hunting pressure incurred during September, October and November causes many bucks to become nocturn
Deer & Deer Hunting2 min gelesen
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Pursuit Community
FACEBOOK.COM/THEPURSUITCHANNEL INSTAGRAM.COM/PURSUITCHANNEL @PURSUITCHANNEL/TWEETS ASHTON JONES: A Remington model 700 .30-06 all synthetic with a Nikon scope nailed the buck at 100 yards and ran maybe 10 yards. My dad about knocked me out of the sta
Deer & Deer Hunting5 min gelesen
Revenge Of The… deer?
Everyone knows colliding with a deer on the road can be dangerous, but what happens when a deer rear-ends you — in a quiet residential neighborhood while you’re doing yard work? Ask Joe Jameson, of Fayette County, Georgia. In his residential area, ne
Deer & Deer Hunting3 min gelesen
Lever Revival
If you think back on all of the years modern man has been hunting white-tailed deer, you might gloss over the fact that one rifle has been responsible for bringing home the lion’s share of that vension: the lever-action. And while it’s true the .30-3
Deer & Deer Hunting6 min gelesen
Winter Velvet
Have you seen a “cactus” buck? Probably not. That doesn’t mean a spiny desert plant shaped like a deer. Rather, it’s the rare phenomenon that occurs in deer with some testosterone deficie ncy. Often, these deer exhibit biological aberrations, such as
Deer & Deer Hunting2 min gelesen
Avoid A Common Peep Sight Pitfall
I have spent a considerable amount of time experimenting with peep sights through the years. I’ve tried all sorts of peep sight designs and aperture sizes. In the old days, we all used the original Fine Line peeps with rubber tubing that made sure th
Deer & Deer Hunting3 min gelesenCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Late-Season FOOD PLOTS
Late-season muzzleloading can be a lonely ordeal for many hunters, especially in the North. In most cases, muzzleloader seasons occur in December, when snowfall begins to accumulate and winter’s chill starts knocking on the door. This in and of itsel
Deer & Deer Hunting3 min gelesen
Storing Your Compound Bow
Compound bows are complex machines that require TLC to keep them working right. An often-overlooked part of the process is storing your bow properly, whether for a weekend, a month or the off-season. My storage routine is pretty simple. Unless I’m fl
Deer & Deer Hunting6 min gelesen
5 Element Of A Winter Whiteail Honeyhole
Thus far, our quest was unfulfilled. My son Noah and I were hunting Nebraska’s late-season January antlerless season: on a search for winter whitetail venison to top off the freezers with our annual meat. It wasn’t supposed to be this hard. After an
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